Senior Network Planner – Irlam, Manchester

The Role

A Senior Planner will take ownership of all aspects of the fibre network design, being able to work to strict deadline while being flexible to meet requirements when needed. Our systems are unique so whilst past experience is needed, they will also need to be a quick learner with an enthusiasm for telecoms.

  • The capture of initial areas of interest and costing estimates for the Executive team to review.

  • In preparing the complete technical design, costings and pack for the build to enable a route walk to establish the most effective route and cabinet locations. Highlighting initial areas of possible wayleaves and access requirements.

  • Designing and overseeing the design to the agreed Fibre architectures. (FTTP)

  • Responsible for the management and governance of works in compliance with guidelines and code of practice.

  • Helping to develop, implement and champion network topologies

  • Appling data quality within our asset and customer management systems

  • Driving consistency, quality, suitability and cost-effectiveness

  • Highlighting and escalate major design variances to the planning while having a flexible approach in dealing with amendments to planned the information.

  • Delivering short, medium and long-term forecasts for all network components

  • Working with Vendor relationships in regard to securing a repeatable supply chain

  • Ensuring and overseeing the design acceptance.

  • Ensuring as-builts are received, checked and stored

Reporting To:

Head of Networks


  • 5 Years senior management / team leadership experience

  • 3 years’ experience in a Telecommunications environment

  • Degree level education (or >5 years Senior Management Experience)

Our Ideal Fit

  • Strong track record in delivering results in a fast paced and complex workspace

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

  • A proven ability to set both strategic and tactical direction

What We Offer

37.5 hours per week Mon-Fri

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Flexible Working

Still Interested?


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